Care Products & Services Press Releases


Growing old safely

Notjusttaps 11-Feb-16

Nobody wants to get old, yet most of us do. As we are all too aware, as we get older our physical features and abilities change, and so should our surroundings. These need to adapt to ensure we are safe and secure in our latter years......

DC Care Specialist Healthcare Business Agents

Gloucester care home sold by DC Care

DC Care Specialist Healthcare Business Agents 11-Feb-16

Charnwood House Nursing Home located in Gloucester has been sold by specialist healthcare agents DC Care to local providers Wooton Rise Nursing Home Ltd for an undisclosed amount. The sale which completed towards the end of 2015 was.....

DC Care Specialist Healthcare Business Agents

Essex care home saved from closure

DC Care Specialist Healthcare Business Agents 09-Feb-16

Woodboro Residential Care Home located in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex has been acquired by local care providers Alliance Care Homes, which is part of Alliance Care Group that operates several Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Agencies across.....

Shakespeare Martineau

Settlement payments – what’s taxable and what’s not?

Shakespeare Martineau 08-Feb-16

The recent case of Moorthy v The Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, considered whether a payment in respect of injury to feelings made on the termination of employment is subject to tax. Facts The Claimant,.....

Benmor Medical (UK) Ltd

NHS spending £15million as a result of patient falls

Benmor Medical (UK) Ltd 02-Feb-16

Benmor Medical, the leading bariatric equipment specialists that provide high quality equipment and services to the NHS and the community, are expanding their range of beds to support the growing problem of falls in hospitals. After.....

Benmor Medical (UK) Ltd

Supporting Bariatric Care with the Aurum width adjustable Bariatric Bed

Benmor Medical (UK) Ltd 02-Feb-16

Developed over many years of research, the aurum bariatric bed has been built to help with the challenges faced by carers and patients involved in bariatric care. The design of the aurum bariatric bed has been constantly improved.....

Cura Advanced Technologies Ltd

Can technology be the answer?

Cura Advanced Technologies Ltd 01-Feb-16

Staff turnover is a constant challenge for care homes. Every change brings about a loss of productivity, poses risks of information not being handed over reliably and accurately to the next care giver and consequently, a negative.....

Healthcare Property Consultants Ltd

Purpose built Nursing Home sold to group operator

Healthcare Property Consultants Ltd 25-Jan-16

Announcing a second completion inside a week, specialist care property consultant HPC has confirmed the sale of Hazeldene Nursing Home in Sheffield to new operators. HPC acted on behalf of the vendor. Hazeldene is a purpose built.....

Redwoods Dowling Kerr

Norton Lodge sold in Cheshire

Redwoods Dowling Kerr 25-Jan-16

Redwoods Dowling Kerr are delighted to announce the sale of Norton Lodge, a highly regarded residential care home located in Cheshire. The care home occupies a substantial grade II listed detached property; providing versatile.....

Shackletons Ltd

New year win for care home manager

Shackletons Ltd 25-Jan-16

Care home trainer, Kay Daglish at East Anglia Care Homes in Wymondham is celebrating a new year win thanks to Shackletons. Kay is the lucky winner of an Apple iWatch following a competition she entered at the Shackletons exhibition.....

Care Roadshows

Care Roadshows return for 2016

Care Roadshows 21-Jan-16

Care Roadshows have been bringing the care sector together across the UK since 2011. In 2016, these valued exhibitions will be returning to five fantastic venues throughout the year giving care home owners, managers and all those.....

Healthcare Property Consultants Ltd

HPC announces completion of care home sale to Target

Healthcare Property Consultants Ltd 21-Jan-16

Specialist care property consultant HPC has announced its latest deal in the care home sector. Target Healthcare REIT Limited and its subsidiaries ("the Group"), the only UK listed specialist investor in care homes, has completed.....

Avanta Care Ltd

Avanta Care Ltd are now ISO 9001 accredited

Avanta Care Ltd 20-Jan-16

Avanta Care Ltd are happy to announce they have been accredited with the ISO 9001 award. ISO 9001 is a Quality Management Standard. It suits all organisations large or small and covers all sectors, including charities and the voluntary.....

DC Care Specialist Healthcare Business Agents

DC Care sponsors 2016 Pinders Healthcare Design Awards

DC Care Specialist Healthcare Business Agents 18-Jan-16

For the fifth year running DC Care Specialist Healthcare Business Agents is once again proud to be a major sponsor of the upcoming Pinders Healthcare Design Awards. Northern Region and Southern Region Directors Alison Taylor and.....

Alpine HC Group

NEW! Alpine HC Blog

Alpine HC Group 15-Jan-16

Alpine HC - new blog has just gone live! This year, the team at Alpine HC are going to share as much as they can about what goes on at their main offices, Azure House. There is a section designated solely for users who only want.....


Access, safety and reliability. Solving the fire door paradox.

Geofire 08-Jan-16

Without question, fire doors play a critical role in care home fire safety. As care home owners and managers will be aware, their correct specification, installation and use are paramount to the safety of all occupants; residents.....

Oomph! Wellness

93 year old waltzes to victory in national exercise competition

Oomph! Wellness 08-Jan-16

Ken Williamson, 93, has proven you’re never too old to start exercising again and has won a national award for embracing his new hobby with such enthusiasm, dancing his way to victory. Ken is one of as many as forty residents at.....


Agrippa’s smart fire door technology is a clever innovation

Geofire 06-Jan-16

The Agrippa range of acoustic wire-free fire door holders and ‘swing-free’ door closers are the perfect cost-effective, easy-to-install solution to the problem of holding open fire doors to ease access throughout a building, closing.....

Shackletons Ltd

New role has creative focus on the South West

Shackletons Ltd 06-Jan-16

Shackletons appoint Ingrid Stowell as South West Regional Sales Manager to promote and sell the Shackletons collection of furniture and furnishings to the healthcare sector. Trained in printed textile design Ingrid will combine.....

Redwoods Dowling Kerr

Care operative acquires care home

Redwoods Dowling Kerr 04-Jan-16

Redwoods Dowling Kerr are delighted to announce the sale of a former confidential care home situated in Bridlington, East Yorkshire. Located in a densely populated residential area, the property is situated conveniently near the.....